Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem, following US and Guatemala

Paraguay has become the second country to follow the US in moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

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Gaza becoming catastrophe

While the Israeli army has been shooting Palestinian protestors over the last seven weeks, living conditions in Gaza have become desperate, says Galen Guengerich.

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Israel-Turkey spat escalates over Gaza violence

The war of words between the two former allies has escalated following deadly violence along the Israeli border.

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Dublin mayor calls for expulsion of Israeli ambassador over Gaza deaths

Micheal Mac Donncha was joined by Palestinian ambassador Ahmad Abdelrazek to open a book of condolence at Mansion House.

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Guatemala moves Israeli embassy to Jerusalem as furore over killings continues

Israel has come under heavy international criticism after its forces killed dozens of Palestinian protesters along the border.

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Latest: Taoiseach profoundly shocked by Gaza death toll; Israeli ambassador defends country's action

Latest: The Israeli ambassador to Ireland has defended the actions of his country's forces in Gaza.

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Two more Palestinians shot dead by Israeli troops, Death toll over Gaza border protests now exceeds 100

The new killings come a day after dozens of people were shot during protests along the Israeli border.

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Turkish president accuses Israel and US over ‘horrible massacre’ in Gaza

Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke out against the UK’s biggest ally while sat next to the Prime Minister in Downing Street.

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Israel faces diplomatic fallout after dozens killed in Gaza

Leading European countries and the UN human rights office called for an investigation of the bloodshed.

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Palestinians burying their dead after 58 killed in Gaza clashes

Palestinians are observing a general strike to mourn dozens killed by Israeli army fire in the deadliest day in Gaza since a 2014 war.

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52 killed and 1,200 wounded as opening of US embassy in Jerusalem sparks deadliest day since 2014

The opening of America's controversial embassy in Jerusalem has spurred the deadliest day in Gaza since a devastating 2014 cross-border war.

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Simon Coveney 'gravely concerned' by Israeli military's actions

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has called for an independent investigation into what he says seems to be a "disproportionate" use of force by the Israeli defence forces.

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Israel prepares for opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would be celebrating Donald Trump’s decision to relocate the embassy.

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Israel hits dozens of Iranian targets in Syria after Golan Heights barrage

It is the most serious military confrontation between the two bitter enemies to date.

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Israel to pay heavy price for fatal blast, Hamas warns

Hamas accused Israel of planting booby-trapped spy equipment.

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US stands with Israelis and Saudis against Iran, says Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today ratcheted up the Trump administration's rhetoric against Iran and gave warm boosts of support to Israel and Saudi Arabia in their standoffs with Tehran.

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Israel stands still for Holocaust Remembrance Day

Israelis have stood still for a nationwide moment of silence in remembrance of the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

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Israel investigating how Lord Mayor entered country despite ban

Israeli authorities are investigating how the Lord Mayor of Dublin Micheal Mac Donncha arrived in the country despite instructions to bar his entry.

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Israel to discipline troops heard cheering after Palestinian shot near Gaza fence

Soldiers heard in video footage cheering as a Palestinian is shot during Gaza border clashes will be disciplined, Israel's military has said.

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Israeli prime minister's aide to turn state witness

A third confidant of Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to turn state witness and give evidence against the Israeli prime minister, who faces a wave of corruption allegations, according to media reports in the country.

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